Apr 5, 2013 The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the economy added 88,000 jobs last month, below analyst expectations. The unemployment rate fell to 7.6 percent.
Apr 5, 2013 Larry Summers discusses the state of the economic recovery, why the stock market is booming, and what's ahead in the coming months.
Apr 5, 2013 Even as the U.S. economy is adding jobs, nearly five million people have been out of work for at least six months, and figures show their wait to return to the workforce is growing.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Apr 4, 2013 Every purchase, online web search and even cellphone call generates data that companies hope to use to boost sales. But storing all that data is becoming a big expense, and it has spawned a multibillion-dollar industry.
Apr 4, 2013 Global outplacement firm Challenger, Grey & Christmas reported that employers cut 49,000 jobs in March, down 11 percent from February. Despite the month to month decline, job cuts for the first quarter were their highest since 2011.
Apr 3, 2013 A new study from Pew on economic mobility examines how unemployment affects black and white families differently.
Apr 3, 2013 The payroll processing company ADP reported this morning that 158,000 private sector jobs were added last month, falling below analyst expectations.
Apr 2, 2013 The jobless rate across the 17 counties that use the euro currency rose to 12 percent in January and February of 2013, adding to signs that the region's economic slump may not be over.
Apr 1, 2013 The Bureau of Labor Statistics has calculated the most and least common jobs in the country.